Shafted, but in a good way...part two

This blog started in 'Shafted but in a good way' on June 4th. Details of the project can be found there. It is the same thing we are doing in this project blog post but in reverse.

The shaft was finished at the machine shop. This series shows the reinstall of the new and improved shaft. Good to have F/V Potential back in one piece!

One machined shaft, on its way back to where it belongs

One machined shaft, on its way back to where it belongs

One time when banging on something is just the right thing to do.

One time when banging on something is just the right thing to do.

Overhand technique in the previous shot and underhand in this one.

Overhand technique in the previous shot and underhand in this one.

In one hand the magic elixer - marine grade anti-sieze. In the other - what is it any way?

In one hand the magic elixer - marine grade anti-sieze. In the other - what is it any way?

They all came out, all have to go back in. Question: is the job a success if the shaft is back in and there is one screw left on the table? Just kidding! 

They all came out, all have to go back in. Question: is the job a success if the shaft is back in and there is one screw left on the table? Just kidding! 

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And the final screw goes back in. Done.

And the final screw goes back in. Done.

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Okay, shaft off the list. Next?

Okay, shaft off the list. Next?